List of 35 best universities in Ethiopia

We ranked 35 best universities in Ethiopia based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 475K citations received by 26.2K publications made by 35 universities in Ethiopia, measured the popularity of 35 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Ethiopia
#19 in Africa
#1195 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1950
#2 in Ethiopia
#64 in Africa
#3071 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1983
#3 in Ethiopia
#103 in Africa
#3904 in the World
Enrollment
57,852
Founded
2001
#4 in Ethiopia
#130 in Africa
#4443 in the World
Enrollment
30,646
Founded
1976
#5 in Ethiopia
#145 in Africa
#4668 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991
#6 in Ethiopia
#157 in Africa
#4960 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
46,627
Founded
1954
#7 in Ethiopia
#176 in Africa
#5285 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1954
#8 in Ethiopia
#214 in Africa
#6081 in the World
Enrollment
37,433
Founded
1986
#9 in Ethiopia
#223 in Africa
#6214 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1993
#10 in Ethiopia
#282 in Africa
#6873 in the World
Founded
2005
#11 in Ethiopia
#292 in Africa
#7018 in the World
Founded
2007
#12 in Ethiopia
#356 in Africa
#7860 in the World
Founded
2007
#13 in Ethiopia
#358 in Africa
#7869 in the World
Founded
2011
#14 in Ethiopia
#363 in Africa
#7906 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2007
#15 in Ethiopia
#369 in Africa
#8016 in the World
Founded
2006
#16 in Ethiopia
#371 in Africa
#8036 in the World
Founded
2006
#17 in Ethiopia
#385 in Africa
#8255 in the World
Founded
2008
#18 in Ethiopia
#391 in Africa
#8368 in the World
Founded
2008
#19 in Ethiopia
#421 in Africa
#8901 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2001
#20 in Ethiopia
#513 in Africa
#10553 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2000
#22 in Ethiopia
#610 in Africa
#11461 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2011
#23 in Ethiopia
#620 in Africa
#11577 in the World
Founded
2012
#24 in Ethiopia
#632 in Africa
#11681 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1991
#25 in Ethiopia
#700 in Africa
#12173 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
25,864
Male:Female
66:34
Founded
2007
#26 in Ethiopia
#765 in Africa
#12502 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2006
#27 in Ethiopia
#768 in Africa
#12518 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
2007
#28 in Ethiopia
#772 in Africa
#12533 in the World
Founded
2002
#29 in Ethiopia
#832 in Africa
#12837 in the World
Founded
2011
#30 in Ethiopia
#856 in Africa
#12993 in the World
Founded
2011
#31 in Ethiopia
#857 in Africa
#12995 in the World
Founded
2008
#32 in Ethiopia
#867 in Africa
#13033 in the World
Founded
2001
#33 in Ethiopia
#966 in Africa
#13522 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1996
#35 in Ethiopia
#1034 in Africa
#13900 in the World
Founded
2007

The best cities to study in Ethiopia based on the number of universities and their ranks are Addis Ababa, Jimma, Bahir Dar, and Awasa.

Average cost of living for students in Ethiopia is $311 + $42-300 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).